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Sydney Wharves

Umow Lai helping upgrade Sydney's iconic Ferry Wharves Sydney's population is set to top five million by 2017, making it the first city in Australia to reach the five million mark. With the ten largest growth areas identified as being in the Sydney metropolitan area, the pressure to provide adequate, reliable and efficient public transport is [...]

A Fresh New Sustainable Start for the Melbourne Market

We all know it’s not easy being green. When you have a facility that extends over 69 hectares, approximately two and a half  times the size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), houses 3000 businesses, is used by 4000 wholesalers, growers and vendors to supply to thousands of retailers on a busy day, there’s going [...]

ALDI’s New Distribution Centre Achieves a 4 Star Green Star Rating

Umow Lai’s Brisbane office was engaged as Cockram’s ESD consultant to deliver a 4 star Green Star - Industrial V1 Design and As Built rating for ALDI’s new distribution centre, located in Brendale. Adriaan Window, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Umow Lai notes: “As part of Cockram’s D&C delivery team, we have been leading the Green [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Industrial|

Umow Lai’s expertise assists the Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal upgrade

“Our expertise and experience in electrical, fire safety and sustainability services is being well utilised as part of the upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) and we are up to the challenges involved,” notes Paul Jacobsen, a Umow Lai Associate Director who is leading the firm’s project team. “The challenges we face arise by [...]

A New Green Home for Brisbane Buses

It took many months of creative thinking, careful planning and meticulous box-ticking but the engineering team at Umow Lai has achieved yet another environmental first. Queensland’s Sherwood Road Bus Depot has achieved the very first 5 Star Industrial As-Built rating in Australia. Leading the project was Umow Lai’s Lizzie Adams. According to Lizzie, “As an [...]

Umow Lai engaged for the MFB’s new $109m Training Centre

Building services consultancy; Umow Lai has been engaged as the engineering services and sustainability consultancy for a new, $109 million training facility for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB). Having completed the design development phase in collaboration with the MFB, Major Projects Victoria and architects; Woods Bagot; Umow Lai is now working with Leighton Contractors to [...]

Umow Lai has success at MBA ACT Division Awards

Umow Lai congratulates The Australian National University who’s College of Sciences Biosciences Building has won the ‘Project of the Year’ at the 2012 Master Builders and Boral Excellence Building Awards, ACT Division. The firm is responsible for sustainability (ESD), mechanical, electrical, fire protection, communications, audio visual, vertical transportation, laboratory, risk and fire safety engineering services. [...]

New resort aims to be a carbon neutral gateway to the Pilbara

The Landing Resort Development, a new $150 million, 650 room resort in Port Hedland, Western Australia, has high aspirations. It aims to be a carbon neutral precinct as well as a complete wastewater recycling gateway to the Pilbara region. Anthony Marklund, Associate Director of national engineering and sustainability consultancy Umow Lai, and member of the [...]